The Silenced Legacy of Tom Flores Must Be Awakened in Canton

Posted in Blogroll on November 24th, 2015 by Ron Glover

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Tom Flores airs one out in the wide open Raiders attack, a hallmark in the former AFL.

Tom Flores is a groundbreaking NFL figure. In 1960, Flores became the first Hispanic quarterback to start as a member of the Oakland Raiders. Two decades later, Flores led the Raiders to a pair of Super Bowl victories (XV, XVIII) as a head coach, becoming the first Latino coach to do so. He was an assistant under John Madden when the Raiders won Super Bowl XI.

As of today, Tom Flores remains only Hall of Fame eligible.

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Cam Newton and Jameis Winston: Dark Horses Riding Into the Future

Posted in Blogroll on November 24th, 2015 by Ron Glover

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In case you missed it this past Sunday, Cam Newton and Jameis Winston each passed for 246 yards and five touchdowns as they routed Washington and Philadelphia, respectfully.

Once you open the book on two of the NFL’s most polarizing figures, you may be surprised at how both have taken a very similar path to stardom.

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